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Glycidyl methacrylate

Abbreviation GMA
Plant Niigata
Main Applications Coating compounds, antistatic additive, ion-exchange resin
Existing Chemical Substance No. (2)-1041


Molecular Weight 142
Appearance Colorless transparent liquid
Refractive Index (25℃) 1.4482
Boiling Point (℃ 760mmHg) 189
Freezing Point (℃ 760mmHg) -65
Flash Point (℃) 97 (Cleveland open-cup flash test)
Ignition Temperature (℃) No data
Flammability Limits/Range (vol%) 1.3~13.0
Vapour Pressure 1333Pa 10mmHg(75℃)
Viscosity (CP 25℃) 2.14
Solubility 2.3g/100g water
Polymerize under sunlight and heat

Applicable Laws

Industrial Safety and Health Law
High Pressure Gas
Fire Service Law Class 4 Petroleum No.3
Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law Deleterious substance
Law on the Prevention of Marine Pollution and Maritime Disaster
Ship Safety Law Hazardous material, corrosive substance
Civil Aeronautics Law Explosives, corrosive substance
Other Major Applicable Laws

Classification of Hazard

Classification Classification standard not applicable
Hazardous Inflammable liquid when heated
Harmful Severly irritable to the eye and the skin with weak acute toxicity; specified in R43 of EES that skin contact may cause sensibilization; weak acute toxicity.

Product Standard

Color Number (APHA) 30 or less
Specific Gravity (20/4℃) 1.069~1.079
Free Acid (%)
Purity (%) 97.0 or greater
Water Content (%) 0.1 or less
Polymerization Inhibitor (ppm standard) MEHQ100

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